Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz is a multidisciplinary
journal which publishes original research throughout the fields
of tropical medicine (including pathology, field epidemiology
and clinical studies) medical parasitology (including
protozoology, helminthology, entomology and malacology), and medical
microbiology (virology, bacteriology and mycology). It particularly
welcomes basic and applied research in biochemistry, immunology,
molecular and cell biology, physiology, pharmacology and genetics
related to these fields. Short communications are also considered.
Review articles are invited. The journal publishes eight issues
constituting one volume per year. Occasionally papers presented
at symposia or congresses are published as supplements.
papers must be written in Portuguese or English. English of low
quality is a major cause of delay in publication and we strongly
advise authors with English as a foreign language to have their
manuscripts checked by someone with English as a first language,
preferably a scientist.
Submission of a paper to the Memórias is understood
to imply that is has not previously been published (except in
an abstract form), and that it is not being considered for publication
elsewhere. Responsibility for the accuracy of the material in
the manuscript, including bibliographic citations, lies entirely
with the authors.
Manuscripts will be peer-reviewed; acceptance will be based on
scientific content and presentation of the material.
of manuscripts will only be accepted when submitted electronically
using the following link: http://submission.scielo.br/index.php/mioc/login.
this service you can submit manuscripts, you will be able to check
the content of your submission, the electronic file will be used
for editorial assessment and online refereeing, and the editorial
decision on the manuscript will be communicated to you.
using this service you will guarantee fast and safe submission
of your manuscript, and speed the assessment process.
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Information concerning gene sequences reported in the manuscript, must have it's GeneBank accession number mentioned in the manuscript.
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Authors submitting a manuscript do so on the understanding that
if accepted for publication, copyright of the article, including
the right to reproduce the article in all form and media, shall
be assigned exclusively to the Memórias. The journal will
not refuse any reasonable request by authors for permission to
reproduce any contribution.